Topic: Blackwater Worldwide
The US military deaths in Pakistan represent a significant victory for Taliban militants after months of increasing drone attacks.
02/03/2010 08:54 am
The Pakistan offensive against the Taliban is making some progress, but the militants have struck back with a series of suicide attacks in the city of Peshawar. Is this the last gasp of encircled Taliban militants – or a continuing counterattack?
11/16/2009 12:00 am
KBR was contracted to recycle cafeteria waste at Forward Operating Base Warhorse. Such spotty accountability is coming under new scrutiny; an Oct. 30 report reveals that transactions worth $10.7 billion are being audited.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
Reaction President Barack Obama's Nobel was largely negative, with fear over an expanding US presence and anger over Islamabad's military cooperation with the US along the Afghanistan border.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
In a brash response to the government's claim he was dead, Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud appeared in a video broadcast Monday.
10/06/2009 01:00 am
Security guards at the US Embassy in Afghanistan indulged in hazing and nudity, the Project on Government Oversight says. It calls for Pentagon oversight.
09/02/2009 01:00 am
The agency employed the controversial firm to assist with 'planning, training, and surveillance' – and possibly to kill and capture – Al Qaeda operatives, according to news reports.
08/20/2009 01:00 am
The small number of successful pirate attacks, an increase in military patrols, and legal concerns have kept many firms from hiring security.
05/06/2009 01:00 am
US commanders there may find it hard to quickly reduce the use of almost 150,000 contractors.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
03/03/2009 12:00 am